Maximilian is actively pursuing clients for both fiction and nonfiction works. In fiction, he is acquiring science fiction, fantasy, horror and thrillers, particularly cyberpunk and neo-noir as well as books with a uniquely deconstructive bent. Show More Summary
Larissa Helena will serve as an associate literary agent and the manager of subsidiary rights.
Kathleen Schmidt has joined Empire Literary as an agent focusing on commercial non-fiction and select women’s fiction.
Seasoned TV literary agent Renee Kurtz is switching to management. Kurtz is leaving CAA to join leading management and production company Principato-Young Entertainment where she will be a senior level manager. She is starting at the...Show More Summary
Serene is actively seeking YA (all genres but in particular: sci-fi and fantasy with a unique hook, realistic YA with diverse characters), upmarket women's fiction, and anything that gives voice to those whose voices are underrepresented and/or marginalized. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Serene Hakim of Ayesha Pande Literary appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
As November 2016 has progressed, some literary agents and editors on Twitter have put out direct calls (or renewed previous calls) for diverse book submissions using hashtags such as #diversebooks and #ownvoices. I’ve corralled plenty of these calls below. Show More Summary
She is Seeking: I represent a wide range of genres from MG and YA, to adult contemporary + literary fiction, mystery, psychological thriller, women’s fiction, historical fiction, horror, and select nonfiction projects. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Elizabeth Copps of Maria Carvainis Agency appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
How do you hook an agent right away, keep them hooked, and make the most of your new publishing relationship? In this Boot Camp starting Dec. 12, 2016, “How to Find and Keep a Literary Agent,” you’ll learn how to get a literary agent’s attention through a great submission, and also how to navigate the process of working successfully with an agent. Show More Summary
What are literary agents really after? Do they want first-time authors who’ve already built a huge platform … or simply a great book? New York agent Mark Gottlieb, who’s currently building his list, has been kind enough to answer some questions about his job and the state of publishing in general. Show More Summary
Currently, Molly is most actively seeking YA and middle grade fiction. She is also seeking a select number of children's illustrators (illustrators who write are especially welcome), and authors of picture book/MG/YA nonfiction, early...Show More Summary
She is looking for middle grade and young adult fiction in all genres. Bring her stories with plucky, realistic characters that represent our multicultural society who grow throughout an engrossing plot in a setting that sucks the reader in. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Ayanna Coleman of Quill Shift Literary Agency appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Jennifer Wills of The Seymour Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. About Jennifer: Jennifer has five years of experience in some of the publishing industry’s leading literary agencies. Show More Summary
She is Seeking: Rachel is looking for literary and commercial fiction and YA. She’s interested in stories that defy genre conventions and play with reader expectations, and particularly enjoys dystopian, eco-fiction, and apocalyptic narratives, as well as anything with a scientist protagonist. Show More Summary
A longtime literary agent rues the gamesmanship and lack of accountability and transparency in Amazon and Barnes & Noble reader reviews.
About Abby: Abby Saul founded The Lark Group after a decade in publishing at John Wiley & Sons, Sourcebooks, and Browne & Miller Literary Associates. She's worked with and edited best-selling and award-winning authors as well as major brands. Show More Summary
She is Seeking: Kira is particularly interested in Children's Literature (YA & MG) with a strong narrative voice, well-crafted storylines, and memorable characters. Within YA & MG, Kira is actively seeking Realistic Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Magic Realism, Thriller/Mystery, Horror, Fantasy, and Historical Fiction. Show More Summary
She is Seeking:? Catherine is looking to represent debut novelists, particularly in literary and reading group fiction. She’s searching for stories that transport their readers—with a strong, moving narrative and distinctive voice. She...Show More Summary
Motion picture literary agent Craig Brody has left CAA after 10 years, and is joining literary management firm The Shuman Company to help build out the company's feature film business. Brody represented a slew of film and TV writers,...Show More Summary
Comedy Central exec Miro Terrell has moved to UTA as a television agent. In her new role, Terrell will work across the TV Talent and TV Literary departments to represent comedic actors and writers in the television space and lend her expertise to package specials for UTA clients. Show More Summary
Melissa is seeking middle-grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction, and she is also accepting picture book queries. She is open to all genres, but has a special love for fantasy and sci-fi. She enjoys unexpected settings and loves a good romantic angle. Show More Summary